We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ann's Coffee Shop



American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

Location and contact

Reviews (47)
Filter reviews
46 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pies mashed potatoes eggs benedict french toast soup type cafe favorite meal great pancakes old school cozy place american breakfast daily specials santa cruz throwback menlo park waitstaff
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 46 reviews
Reviewed November 23, 2018

The interior, the service and the food are all from decades ago. Unfortunately the food we were served was barely edible.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markwY4783QE
Reviewed October 14, 2018

ANN'S COFFEE SHOP IS DELIGHTFUL. BACK IN THE 50'S ATMOSPHERE WHICH IS NOSTALGIC AND FUN. GREAT FISH LUNCHES! MY FAVORITE MEAL THERE. You will enjoy these wonderful waitresses serving the homemade by the chef in the kitchen at ANN'S COFFEE SHOP. Little lettuce salads ,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Sheralee I
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I ordered the Joe's Special omelet. I had to put a lot of ketchup on it so as not to choke on it. Too bad.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 949sharonl
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Ann's is what one could describe as a authentic throwback to a 1960's diner. I don't think that this establishment has ever been remolded in decades and that's just ok by me! It is a Menlo Park institution that I hope will be on vibrant...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Pretty Quick Old Fashioned Breakfast and coffee with refills that keeps on coming! That’s what I like about Ann’s in downtown Menlo Park! You can get Eggs Benedict, pancakes, Omelets, or just about anything you can imagine. It’s a good place for a family breakfast...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 648MikeF648
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Found this place while searching for a breakfast place in Palo Alto. Chose it because it seemed to be a popular local place. Decor was exactly what we expected: local old time coffee shop. Overall the food was good. The service from our waiter was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dtobi
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab a quick all American breakfast. Good old fashion coffee shop at its best. Great pancakes and Denver Omlettes !!! In addition to breakfast and lunch, Anns makes great homemaker Apple Pie!!! They would do well to seve better coffee.....

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Suzannemlim
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Ann's has been on Santa Cruz Ave for a long time. The decor has a 70's look.... and it is authentic. Great place to relax with great diner service. I like the Patty Melt, but there are healthier options too. Some locals just stop in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank constance128
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

I’d seen this place a hundred times but never came in. Last week, my BFF and I decided to try it for lunch. Very clean old school diner. The waitstaff was very friendly. We chose to sit in a booth instead of the large counter...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank marciagabby
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Downtown Menlo Park, so there's a hunt for a parking space, but usually something nearby. Old time coffee shop atmosphere, and they DON'T take credit cards. It was very chilly inside on a rainy, cool morning and we kept our coats on. At 10:30 AM...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DJ F
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Menlo Park Inn
254 reviews
.30 miles away
Hotel Lucent
226 reviews
.33 miles away
Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park
113 reviews
.37 miles away
Park James Hotel
20 reviews
.38 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 137 nearby restaurants
The Refuge
205 reviews
.04 miles away
Left Bank Menlo Park
221 reviews
.14 miles away
145 reviews
.02 miles away
134 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 13 nearby attractions
6 reviews
.47 miles away
Allied Arts Guild
43 reviews
.77 miles away
Kepler's Books
37 reviews
.24 miles away
Holbrook - Palmer Park
5 reviews
.90 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ann's Coffee Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing